Glazed Salmon Recipe
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Glazed Salmon Recipe

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"After I grilled this for my boss and her husband, I was swamped with calls asking for the recipe the next day at work," relates Naomi Mahoney from Oakville, Ontario. "My boss said she'd never tasted such delicious salmon. And it takes only minutes to prepare".
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup molasses
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 4 salmon fillets (6 ounces each)

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 583 calories, 43g fat (7g saturated fat), 85mg cholesterol, 96mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (15g sugars, trace fiber), 29g protein


  1. In a small bowl, combine the oil, molasses, garlic and lemon peel; reserve half of the mixture for serving.
  2. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Grill salmon, uncovered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the hear for 6-8 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork, basting frequently with molasses mixture. Serve with reserved molasses mixture. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Glazed Salmon in Quick Cooking May/June 2005, p9

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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Reviewed Mar. 26, 2016

"Salmon with a tasty glaze is our favorite way to eat salmon. Rice and steamed veggies makes an excellent dinner."

Reviewed Jun. 25, 2014

"This recipe makes a great 2-hour marinade (basting doesn't add enough flavor but it is too strong to use at the table).

Thanks for posting this Naomi!"

Reviewed May. 8, 2012

"I'm not a big fan of fish, but my husband is so I make an effort to find recipes to cook we can both like and he absolutely loved it!"

Reviewed Jul. 18, 2011

"I made this recipe this weekend and it was great. I served it with the Greek Orzo Salad in the same issue."

Reviewed Jun. 20, 2011

"Very tasty and sweet even off the grill."

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